Food & Drink

Your Definitive Guide to the Best Oyster Happy Hours in Houston

Published On 11/30/2015 Published On 11/30/2015
Courtesy of Prohibition Supperclub & Bar



The deal: Get them fresh on the half shell with salsa bruja and lime or wood-roasted and absolutely dripping in chipotle butter for up to half off. $7/half dozen, $13/dozen. Vuelve a la Vida -- a half-dozen raw gulf oysters and a glass of their weekly oyster wine is $13.50. Or have a bottle of Mumm's Cordon Rouge Champagne and half-dozen of the wood-roasted oysters for $65 (seasonal).
When: Sun-Fri, 3-7pm; Sat before 5pm

BB’s Cajun Cafe

Heights/Montrose/Upper Kirby/Briargrove/Katy

The deal: Voodoo hour means half off a dozen raw oysters
When: Mon-Fri, 3-6:30pm

State of Grace

River Oaks

The deal: Hit the oyster room to get a spectacular lineup of HH oysters, including Sea Wings (Gulf of Mexico, TX), Point Aux Pins (Grand Bay, AL), and Standfish Shore (Duxbury, MA) for $1 to $3 each.
When: Mon-Fri, 3-6pm

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The deal: $1 oyster Mondays
When: Mondays (duh) all day

RDG Bar + Annie


The deal: $3 each East Coast oysters with hushuppies
When: Continual cocktail hour 4pm to close

Sam’s Boat


The deal: A half-dozen oysters on the half shell for $6.99
When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm 

Ragin Cajun

Ragin' Cajun

Upper Kirby/Sugar Land/Woodlake

The deal: Gulf oysters on the half shell $6 for half, $10 for dozen. Char-grilled oysters $10 for half, $19 for dozen (Kirby & Sugar Land only)
When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm



The deal: $1 oysters
When: Wed-Sat, 4-7pm

Goode Co. Seafood


The deal: Shell-roasted oysters for $7 ($6 for a platter of fried); Thursday raw oyster night $7.95 per dozen (limited time only)
When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-5pm; Thurs special, 4-10pm

The Palm


The deal: Prime Time happy hour with bites includes $2 oysters on the half shell and half-off cornmeal fried oysters ($8 instead of $16) at the bar. 
When: Sun-Fri, 5-7pm

Danton's Gulf Coast Seafood Kitchen


Montrose/Museum District

The deal: Raw oysters $10/dozen or $.90 each 
When: Mon-Fri, 4-7pm and Sat, 2-7pm 

Prohibition Supperclub & Bar


The deal: $6 half-dozen oysters on the half shell and $7 half-dozen delicious as hell chargrilled oysters (available in three flavors: Rockefeller, New Orleans BBQ, Singapore Black Pepper).
When: Mon all day; Tues-Fri, 4-7pm 

The Oceanaire Seafood Room


The deal: Get a chef-selected freshly shucked oyster trio for $7 (bar area only)
When: Mon-Fri, 4-7pm; Mon-Thurs, 9pm-close; Sun 8pm-close 


Eddie V’s

CityCentre/Upper Kirby

The deal: $10 for batter-fried oysters in a light curry with pickled Asian cucumbers
When: 4-7pm

Peska Seafood Culture


The deal: $6 snacks including crispy fried oysters
When: 3-6pm



The deal: Fried oysters $5 ($10 large) 
When: 4-7pm

Paul’s Kitchen

Upper Kirby

The deal: $8 crispy oysters, semolina-dusted and deep-fried with spinach and leek fondue, Sriracha aioli, and BACON.
When: 11am to close at the bar

Holley’s Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar


The deal: $8 Fried Oysters 
When: Mon-Fri, 4-8pm